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 +====== Frank Turner - Glory Hallelujah ======
  
 +===== Liedtext =====
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 +<​blockquote>​Brothers and sisters, have you heard the news?​\\ ​
 +The storm has lifted and there'​s nothing to lose\\ ​
 +So swap your confirmation for your dancing shoes\\ ​
 +Because there never was no God\\ 
 + 
 +Step out of the darkness and on to the streets\\ ​
 +Forget about the fast, let's have a carnival feast\\ ​
 +Raise up your lowered head and hear the liberation beat\\ ​
 +Because there never was no God\\ 
 + 
 +And there is no God so clap your hands together\\ ​
 +There is no God, no heaven and no hell\\ ​
 +For there is no God, we're all in this together\\ ​
 +There is no God so ring that victory bell\\ ​
 + 
 +No cowering in the dark before some overbearing priest\\ ​
 +No waiting until we die, until we restitute the meek\\ ​
 +No blaming all our failings on imaginary beast\\ ​
 +Because there never was no God\\ 
 + 
 +No fighting over land your distant fathers told you of\\ 
 +No spilling blood for those who never spread a drop of love\\ ​
 +No finger pointing justified by phantoms up above\\ ​
 +Because there never was no God\\ 
 + 
 +There is no God so clap your hands together\\ ​
 +And there is no God, no heaven and no hell\\ ​
 +There is no God, we're all in this together\\ ​
 +There is no God so ring that victory bell\\ ​
 + 
 +I know you're scared of dying, man and I am too\\ 
 +But just pretending it's not happening isn't gonna see us through\\ ​
 +If we accept that there'​s an end game and we haven'​t got much time\\ ​
 +Then in the here and now that we can try and do things right\\ ​
 + 
 +We'd be our own salvation army and together we believe\\ ​
 +In all the wondrous things that mere mortals can achieve\\ ​
 + 
 +Well, I've known beauty in the stillness of cathedrals in the day\\ 
 +I've sung 'Glory Hallelujah',​ won't you wash my sins away?​\\ ​
 +But now I'm singing my refrain and this is what I say\\ 
 +I say there never was no God\\ 
 + 
 +There is no God so clap your hands together\\ ​
 +There is no God, no heaven and no hell\\ ​
 +But there is no God, we're all in this together\\ ​
 +There is no God so ring that victory bell\\ ​
 +One more time\\ ​
 + 
 +There is no God so clap your hands together\\ ​
 +There is no God, no heaven and no hell\\ ​
 +But there is no God, we're all in this together\\ ​
 +There is no God so ring that victory bell\\ ​
 +<​cite>​Frank Turner - Glory Hallelujah</​cite></​blockquote>​
 +
 +===== Kommentar des Künstlers =====
 +
 +
 +<​blockquote>​Yet the most striking and contentious song is Glory Hallelujah, described by Turner as "​atheist gospel",​ is a stirring sing-a-long based around a chorus of "There is no God! So clap your hands together!"​ and is best described as a musical version of London'​s 2009 atheist bus adverts. "I know this will get a lot of attention, but I want to make it clear it is not an anti-religious song," he says. "It is an anti-theist song. I'm a big Richard Dawkins fan, but I wanted to write a joyous song, not a spiteful fuck-you song that says if you are a religious person, you are an idiot. I have no desire to offend anyone: in fact, I'm not even sure I'll play it at the show tonight because it is in the crypt of Liverpool cathedral.
 +<​cite>​[[https://​www.theguardian.com/​music/​2011/​jun/​02/​frank-turner-inteview|Frank Turner: troubadour with a troubled past]], The Guardian, Thursday 2 June 2011.</​cite></​blockquote>​
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 +{{tag>​Musik Atheismus Religionskritik}}
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